B244. Works of Kanshiro Nishigaki by Ito, with translation
B244. Works of Kanshiro Nishigaki by Ito Mitsuru. 2008. Limited edition of 500. Clothbound with slipcase, 8 ½ x 12”, 267 pages in Japanese. 285 items from generations I to IV in color photos. The book comes with a full translation by Marcus Sesko, spiral bound, 8 1/2 x 11¾”, 65 pages of small print.
This is one of 3 books about the great masters of Higo, among the very top kodogu artists ever. All items in this book are shown in Staccato print color photographs (google staccato print to learn about this technology; it’s impressive). All items are shown both sides and are listed and briefly described in both Japanese and English. This is a very beautiful and informative reference.
The book is in excellent, like new condition. 4 pounds, 15 ounces. $345.